GEORGE ABERCROMBY ROBERTSON

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Reference WMO214916

Address:

St Mary the Virgin Church

High Street

Carisbrooke

Isle of Wight

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Colonial India
About the memorial: MARBLE TABLET IN CHURCH
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TO THE MEMORY OF GEORGE ABERCROMBY ROBERTSON ESQRE ELDEST SON OF THE LATE COL GEORGE ROBERTSON AND MARIA CLARA HIS WIFE AND LATE CAPTAIN IN HM 15TH HUSSARS WHO, AFTER UPWARDS OF 23V YEARS SERVICE CHIEFLY AT THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE AND IN THE EAST INDIES WHERE HE WAS ENGAGED IN THE COORG WAR IN 1834 AND SEVERELY WOUNDED IN STORMING A STOCKADE AT THE HEAD OF THE GRENADIERS OF THE 55TH REGIMENT DIED AT NEWPORT IN THE ISLAND ON THE 26TH MAY 1854 AGED 44 YEARS BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD. EVEN SO SAITH THE SPIRIT FOR THEY REST FROM THEIR LABOURS REV XIV.V.15

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